Thursday, 29th June 2017
National
  • Indonesian govt expresses support to police over attack in Medan
    25th June 2017
    The Indonesian government expressed support to the police here on Sunday following an attack on their regional police headquarters in Medan, North Sumatra, early in the morning that day. "We all must support the police ...
  • Quraish Shihab calls on Muslims to maintain unity
    25th June 2017
    Prof. Quraish Shihab in his Idul Fitri sermon at Istiqlal grand mosque in Jakarta on Sunday called on Muslims to maintain unity, both as individuals and in society. "The unity of the human self consists of the spirit and ...
  • Police officer in Medan attacked and killed by terrorists?
    25th June 2017
    Two unidentified men believed to be terrorists were reportedly attacking and killing a police guard on duty early on Sunday morning. North Sumatra police spokesman Adj Sr Comr MP Nainggolan said he could give any ...
  • Church changes sunday service schedule in respect for Eid al-Fir
    25th June 2017
    The Catholic Church Santo Yusuf in the regency of Jember, East Java, changed its Sunday mass routine schedule in respect for the Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr (Idul Fitri) holy day that falls on Sunday. "Normally ...
  • About 150,000 people expected to perform prayers at Istiqlal Mosque
    25th June 2017
    About 100,000 to 150,000 Muslims are expected to perform Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta on Sunday, the mosque spokesman Abu Hurairah Abdul Salam said. Abdul Salam said on Saturday that the Istiqlal ...
  • President Jokowi holds open house at state palace
    25th June 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) held open house at the State Palace after attending the 2017 Idul Fitri prayer service at Jakarta's Istiqlal Grand Mosque at 7 am on Sunday. During the prayer service, Jokowi sat at the ...
  • Jokowi, Kalla perform Eid Fitr prayers at Istiqlal Mosque
    25th June 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and First Lady Iriana attended an Eid Fitr prayer service at Jakarta's Istiqlal Grand Mosque at 7.00 on Sunday morning. Besides the head of state, Vice President Jusuf Kalla and other state ...
  • Southeast Asian Muslim Forum expected to boost Australia`s multiculturalism
    24th June 2017
    The Southeast Asian Muslim Forum (FORSEAMA), recently founded by Amin Hady, is expected to increase the multicultural make-up of Australia, Indonesian Consul General to New South Wales, Queensland, and South Asia Yayan G.H. ...
  • Jokowi asked to reevaluate Bengkulu infrastructure projects
    24th June 2017
    Bengkulu Civilian Community Group has asked President Joko Widodo to reconsider and reevaluate all infrastructure projects in that province. The call came after the arrest of Bengkulu Governor Ridwan Mukti by the ...
  • Barack Obama visits Bali
    24th June 2017
    Former US President Barack Obama arrived in Bali for a holiday with his family on the Indonesian resort island here on Friday evening. His Gulfstream N50JE chartered jet landed at Balis I Ngurah Rai airport at 6.52 pm. The ...